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What makes good firewood?

I’ve written previously about how to light a fire but haven’t really mentioned much about what makes good firewood, or indeed what isn’t so good.  Hopefully this post will put that straight., As a heads up, I’m focusing on being in the woods and sourcing firewood rather than ordering it up for your wood burner at […]

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Folded bark containers

We make woven containers on our Cordage & Containers day.  This weekend we had some bark left over and decided to make a folded bark container instead.  In many ways folded bark containers are simpler and quicker to make and so I took a few photos as we put one together.  We had already stripped […]


Nordic crafts weekend

I thought I’d add a few photos from our first ever Nordic Crafts weekend.  It really was a fantastic weekend and the participants made some lovely items (I even got the time to make a leather sheath for my carving knife). The weekend was focused around 2 traditional craft skills – blacksmithing and carving.  The guys […]

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